Two original watercolour costume designs on one sheet. Unsigned and undated, but ca. 1830-1840. BALLET - 19th Century - French.

Two original watercolour costume designs on one sheet. Unsigned and undated, but ca. 1830-1840.

Sheet size 230 mm. x 165 mm. Titled "1re Danseuse" in manuscript beneath each design and with a pencilled note to lower margin "Mlle. [?]Milicent Noblet. Guichard," with "Noblet" possibly referring to the dancer Félicité Noblet (Madame Alexis Dupont, d. 1877) and "Guichard" possibly referring to the dancer Pauline Guichard. Curiously, both figures are depicted with moustaches and goatees.

Somewhat browned and foxed; small edge chips and tears; three small tape repairs to verso. Item #29965

Price: $135.00  other currencies

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